EyeControl raises $7.5 million for its AI-powered communication solution for ventilated patients
Israeli company also received $2.5 million from the Enhanced European Innovation Council’s Covid-19 pilot program
Meir Orbach | 20:10 12.08.2020
Israeli startup EyeControl, which developed an AI tool to help patients connected to ventilators communicate with their medical staff and family, announced Wednesday that it has raised $7.5 million in funding. The company, incorporated as EyeFree Assisting Communication Ltd., also received a $2.5 million grant from the European Union’s Enhanced European Innovation Council’s (EIC) Covid-19 Pilot Program, where it was chosen for its critical contribution for the care of gravely sick coronavirus patients. The funding round was led by Connecticut Innovations, Benslie International Ltd, Clive Barret and Menomadin Foundation. Existing backers including Benny Levin, Itsik Danziger, Jim Elkind, Avi Kornreich, Zora Ventures, Impact First, and Rimonci Capital also participated.